How to share Apple TV+ subscription with family and friends

Earlier this month, Apple officially launched its own video streaming platform named Apple TV+ which has a catalogue of the company’s exclusive TV series at the moment. If you have a subscription, you can make the most of it by sharing it with your loved ones.

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Similar to the company’s Apple Arcade and Apple Music series, the company is allowing users of Apple TV+ subscription to share the same with five other users (which means total users of six). This is also applicable during the free year trial period.

Here’s a guide on how you can share Apple TV+ with your friends and family members.

How to share Apple TV+ with family and friends

  • Make sure you have setup Family Sharing. If you haven’t, there’s guide below.
  • Check and claim your free year (or week) of Apple TV+
  • Go to Settings > Your name > Family Sharing
  • Swipe down and look under Shared Features and go to TV Channels
  • Tap TV Channels and you should see Apple TV+
  • It will now display who in the Family Sharing signed up for it)

If you haven’t set up family sharing yet, here’s a guide on how to do it.

  • Open Settings and tap on your name
  • Tap on Set up Family Sharing
  • Now tap on Get Started and choose which category you’d like to start sharing first
  • Follow the prompts until you see the option to Invite Family Members
  • Add any members that already have an Apple ID